Mizoram Population Census data 2011

Mizoram

Mizoram is one of the north eastern states of India, and like its sister states its rich in every aspect of nature and culture. Dense forests, lush green hills and lots of bamboo everywhere, pristine waterfalls and transparent lakes present great tourism opportunities. Spreading of a small population of about 10 lakhs over an area of 20000 kilometer square, has led to a low population density of about 50 per kilometer square, which makes Mizoram the third state in India with the lowest population density, as shown by the Mizoram state census done in 2011. The density has increased in last 10 years. Population growth rate, however, has decreased by approximately 10%, and currently stands at about 20%. The percentage of literate population is in the 90's, and has also been subjected to positive increment. Increase in female literacy is more than double of that in males.

The gender ratio has also undergone a positive change and is increasing slowly. The child sex ratio, on the other hand, has significantly increased. The distribution of population is equal in rural and urban areas. In urban areas, the gender ratio has a perfect a score, which means there are as many females as males. Literacy in urban areas is naturally high. The official language Mizo is widely spoken in the state of Mizoram, which is the language of the hill folks. English is also widely used, as is the case with most north eastern states of India. Aizwal is the main city in Mizoram and it's also the state capital. As with most of the land, bamboo has found its way in Mizoram's culture as well. The exclusive dance forms of Mizoram use bamboo for a special effect. The attires of Mizo people are colorful kimono style drapes with native beaded jewelry. All in all, the state presents a great blend of cultures.

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Mizoram is Aizawl. The languages spoken in the Mizoram state includes Mizo. In total Mizoram (MZ) state comprises 8 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Mizoram state is MZ.

Mizoram Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Mizoram has population of 10.97 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 8.89 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Mizoram as per 2011 census is 1,097,206 of which male and female are 555,339 and 541,867 respectively. In 2001, total population was 888,573 in which males were 459,109 while females were 429,464.

Mizoram Population Growth Rate

The total population growth in this decade was 23.48 percent while in previous decade it was 29.18 percent. The population of Mizoram forms 0.09 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.09 percent.

Mizoram Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in Mizoram has seen upward trend and is 91.33 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 93.35 percent while female literacy is at 86.72 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Mizoram stood at 88.80 percent of which male and female were 92.53 percent and 86.75 percent literate respectively.

In actual numbers, total literates in Mizoram stands at 848,175 of which males were 438,529 and females were 409,646.

Mizoram Density 2011

Total area of Mizoram is 21,081 sq. km. Density of Mizoram is 52 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Mizoram was 42 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Mizoram Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio in Mizoram is 976 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 938 per 1000 males in Mizoram.

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 10.97 Lakhs 8.89 Lakh
Actual Population 1,097,206 888,573
Male 555,339 459,109
Female 541,867 429,464
Population Growth 23.48% 29.18%
Percantage of total Population 0.09% 0.09%
Sex Ratio 976 938
Child Sex Ratio 970 883
Density/km2 52 42
Density/mi2 135 109
Area km2 21,081 21,081
Area mi2 8,139 8,139
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 168,531 143,734
Male Population (0-6 Age) 85,561 73,176
Female Population (0-6 Age) 82,970 70,558
Literacy 91.33 % 88.80 %
Male Literacy 93.35 % 92.53 %
Female Literacy 86.72 % 86.75 %
Total Literate 848,175 661,445
Male Literate 438,529 350,105
Female Literate 409,646 311,340

Mizoram Urban Population 2011

Out of total population of Mizoram, 52.11% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 571,771 of which 286,204 are males and while remaining 285,567 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 52.11 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of Mizoram was 998 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 974 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Mizoram were 75,147. Of total population in urban region, 13.14 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in Mizoram for Urban regions was 97.63 percent in which males were 97.98% literate while female literacy stood at 97.02%. Total literates in urban region of Mizoram were 484,841.

Mizoram Rural Population 2011

Of the total population of Mizoram state, around 47.89 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 269,135 and 256,300 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Mizoram state was 525,435. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 47.89%.

In rural regions of Mizoram state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 952 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 966 girls per 1000 boys. In Mizoram, 93,384 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 17.77 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of Mizoram, literacy rate for males and female stood at 88.16 % and 75.23 %. Average literacy rate in Mizoram for rural areas was 84.10 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 363,334.
Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 47.89 % 52.11 %
Total Population 525,435 571,771
Male Population 269,135 286,204
Female Population 256,300 285,567
Population Growth 17.40 % 29.65 %
Sex Ratio 952 998
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 966 974
Child Population (0-6) 93,384 75,147
Child Percentage (0-6) 17.77 % 13.14 %
Literates 363,334 484,841
Average Literacy 84.10 % 97.63 %
Male Literacy 88.16 % 97.98 %
Female Literacy 75.23 % 97.02 %

Mizoram Census 2011 Conclusion

The official census 2011 of Mizoram has been conducted by Directorate of Census Operations in Mizoram. Enumeration of key persons including Chief Minister of Mizoram was also done by officials conducting population census.

Figures of population census 2011 Mizoram have been represented in chart for your reference at bottom.
Large cities of Mizoram Population Male Female
There is no city having population above 1 Lakh

Large Urban Agglomeration of Mizoram Population Male Female
There is no city having population above 1 Lakh

Largest District by Population in Mizoram Population Male Female
There is no city having population above 1 Lakh


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Largest District (km²)
1 Lunglei 4536
2 Aizawl 3576
3 Champhai 3185
4 Mamit 3025
5 Lawngtlai 2557
Percentage of Child
1 Lawngtlai 19.07 %
2 Mamit 17.94 %
3 Saiha 17.06 %
4 Champhai 16.42 %
5 Kolasib 16.06 %
High Density
1 Aizawl 112
2 Kolasib 61
3 Serchhip 46
4 Lawngtlai 46
5 Saiha 40
Top Population Growth
1 Lawngtlai 60.14 %
2 Mamit 37.56 %
3 Kolasib 27.28 %
4 Aizawl 22.92 %
5 Serchhip 20.56 %
High Literacy
1 Serchhip 97.91 %
2 Aizawl 97.89 %
3 Champhai 95.91 %
4 Kolasib 93.50 %
5 Saiha 90.01 %
High Sex Ratio
1 Aizawl 1009
2 Champhai 984
3 Saiha 979
4 Serchhip 977
5 Kolasib 956